p5 ports don't respect LOCALBASE
freebsd-questions-local at be-well.ilk.org
Fri Nov 14 06:04:12 PST 2003
Rich Winkel <rich at math.missouri.edu> writes:
> I support various types of servers and workstations which need
> different "local" software sets. I do all my building on one
> machine, so I use LOCALBASE and PKG_DBDIR in /etc/make.conf to
> keep the various configurations separate. Unfortunately many ports
> don't respect the LOCALBASE setting and install into /usr/local,
> even while recording the packing list as being in LOCALBASE!
> The p5 ports seem especially bad about this. I understand the
> need for perl to be able to find its local packages, so after I
> manually fix things up I need to know how to tell perl to look
> for its stuff under LOCALBASE instead of /usr/local. Can someone
> tell me?
> Or alternatively, has someone else found a better way to deal with
> the whole problem of maintaining different software sets??
This is really a ports question, so I'm redirecting there.
Apparently you're dealing with bugs in the ports, but it's hard to be
sure without more details. Can you give a specific example?
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